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2013 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,400 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Question #29

Today’s second-to-last CoAnQuMo is going to be brief because I have a whopping head cold and my ability to hold thoughts together is a bit weak right now. But I will do my best! Here’s Question #29: Mac or Windows? … Continue reading

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Body Love Revisited

I was running around the Roosevelt High School track last night to continue my (semi-) training for a 5K run for Lymphoma, which is on Sunday. As I was running, those creeping negative body image thoughts started invading. Sigh. “Again?!” … Continue reading

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Slug Saver

Many of you know that I am a long-time vegetarian and a forever animal lover. I think I came out of the chute part-bird, part human, and fully empathic (thank you for this, ma!). My animal compassion decisions and actions … Continue reading

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Grace and the Ocean

I can’t quite believe I am here again.  I was in Maui in early February for my Mauimoon and now I am here with my mother on a pilgrimage to honor my grandmother Grace (who passed away in 2006) and … Continue reading

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Calm Vigil

I was delighted to receive four amazing art pieces reflecting the feeling of calm. Thank you to the four women who are now sharing with you their interpretations of calm. May I suggest as you look at these pieces that … Continue reading

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calm  (käm) adj. calm·er, calm·est 1. Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed: the calm surface of the lake. 2. Not excited or agitated; composed: The President was calm throughout the global crisis. n. calm 1. An absence or cessation of motion; … Continue reading

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